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Good Tuesday Morning. This is Fishers Digest. We have Fishers news and events that hit harder than an ice cold lemonade in a heat wave. And don’t miss today’s local business section, it’s hotter than today will be 🔥 

In today’s digest:

  • A roundabout at 116th/Olio

  • Tenderloin Tuesday coming soon

  • A low-key summer activity you should know about

  • Construction report

— Written by Lindsey Watson and Skyler Braun

P.S — For those of you who responded to Friday’s poll, thank you! SMARI is putting together an amazing infographic for us.

This issue is 1,359 words, a 4-minute read.

The Digest

A roundabout at 116th/Olio ⭕️ 

Two big projects were given millions in funding from the IMPO last week:

  • A pedestrian bridge for the Nickel Plate Trail over Keystone Avenue at 49th Street

  • A roundabout at 116th/Olio Road

Why do they want to build a roundabout at 116th/Olio? Safety. It might help with traffic too. The roundabout will have two lanes on each side, with three going north from the south.

Both of these projects have deadlines to be done by 2027. Which feels far away, but I’m sure it will be here before we know it. Here are the original recommendations.

2024 Tenderloin Tuesday is coming soon

The Fishers Digest Tenderloin Signal (FDTS)

It’s been a while since I had to dust off the ‘ol Tenderloin Signal.

Hamilton County’s 15th Annual Tenderloin Tuesdays are back from June 25th to July 30th. Every Tuesday, tenderloin sandwiches you order at the below restaurants will go towards your points to earning a free Tenderloin Tuesday shirt 😂 

  • CR Heroes

  • FoxGardin Family Kitchen

  • Murphy’s Pubhouse

  • Pinheads

  • Big Lug on the Prairie

  • Sahm’s Restaurant

  • The Roost

  • Parks Place Pub

  • Four Day Ray

  • 101 Beer Kitchen

  • King Jugg Brewing

  • Bubba’s 33

FYI: A few friends and I completed this county tour last year and did not receive the shirt. Our guess is we did it too quickly and were tagged as cheating 🤣 So be chill and do it over the course of the month!

Gone so soon*

The beautiful and affordable 4 bed, 2.5 bath located just outside Fishers has gone pending. Congrats to person who ends up with this home 🎉 

Kelly's team is passionate about creating selling experiences you will love & he’s proud to be part of. Whether you have a modest home in Fishers or waterfront property on Geist, your treatment will be the same. And your home might end up like the one above that went pending in just a day. Give Kelly and his team a call here if you want an experience like that The Kelly Dather Real Estate Group | KW Indy Metro Northeast | Fishers, IN | 317-827-2066

This is a paid advertisement*

The Happenings

Art Supply Swap ♻️ 

Bring your art bin in from 12-2 pm at the Fishers library. You can donate or trade your unused and gently used art for something else! Event details here.

One-hit wonders music bingo 🎯 

Listen to all the best one-hit wonders while playing bingo and sipping wine at Daniel’s Vineyard this Thursday. Perfect way to enjoy a hot week. Details here.

Where to celebrate Juneteenth

There are two major events where you can celebrate Juneteenth this Wednesday:

> Students from Fishers High School’s Future Black Leaders Club and the Arts Council have a free event at Conner Prairie from 5-8 pm. Details here.

> The Juneteenth Jubilee at Newfields is all day and will feature art, poetry, and panels!

World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

The “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” session is happening at Geist Waterfront Park on Thursday, 6/20 from 11AM-1PM.

The free lesson will be part of an annual global drowning prevention event launched by the World Waterpark Association in 2010. Demonstrations for newbies will be given every 30 minutes during the event.

👉️ Pro summer tip: Polo 🏇 

Candy falling from the sky during a polo match

This is an amazing summer-time experience you need to know about: Polo at Sunset. Every Friday is a kid-friendly polo match at Hickory Hall in Whitestown. You pull up you truck, back it up to the field, and bust out your chairs, coolers, and tailgate away. There’s plenty to keep your kids entertained too:

  • A plane fly-over candy drop halfway through the game

  • Wine Wagon by Daniel’s Vineyard

  • Miniature horses meet n’ greet

  • A kids play area

This Friday’s match supports both Children's TherAplay & Indiana Diaper Bank. Admission is paid by the car and is $40. If you can’t make it this Friday, view the full schedule and times here.

🎭️ Two-show Tuesday

> The Nauti Yachtis tonight at 7 pm at the NPD AMP. Free!

> When That Thang Get ta' Thangn' at Butler’s Clowes Memorial Hall. Saturday at 7:30 pm. Tickets here.

🔨 Civil Meetings

The Redevelopment Commission meets Wednesday at 3 Municipal Drive at 4 pm.

A message from Jay*

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If your answer is yes, let me introduce you to the Million Dollar Miner. Jay coined this phrase based on his bet he makes with you - he can find 1 million in inefficiencies in your financial plan. 

For my 55+ readers, Jay is offering Fishers Digest readers a chance to spin that wheel. You can book a meeting with Jay here and learn more. 

*This is a paid advertisement a not financial advice from Fishers Digest.

Local Business

Downtown Gym + Bagels 🔜 

Maps view of where all the below businesses are

The Nickel Plate Station is fully leased 🎉 . These are the downtown buildings around 116th/Maple Street seen in the picture above.

New businesses coming soon:

🏋️ Flexwerk Fitness
🥯 Barry Bagels

Flexwerk Fitness will be going in where VooDoo Brewing was going to be, but ended up backing out. Barry Bagels will be right next to the Penn and Beech building that just opened up on Saturday. Each of these businesses already have a presence in Hamilton county, and are expanding deeper into downtown Fishers.

And here’s the list of tenants that are currently open:

🍦 Rita's Italian Ice
🥣 Rush Bowls
☕ Java House
🍪 Crave Cookies
🍝 Angelo's Italian Market
🕯️ Penn & Beech

Tiburon Coastal Cuisine 🦞 

The new seafood restaurant on 116th in downtown Fishers is officially open. They are right next to the Hotel Nickel Plate in the 1st Internet Bank Building. Make a reservation on OpenTable here.

Rapid Fire Hits

Quick headlines and things to know from all around 🌐 

A teacher from HSE put in a complaint against the administration, accusing them of interfering with union activities and creating a hostile work environment. (WFYI)

Lightning struck The Woods of Britton apartments during Friday night’s big storm. Everyone is ok but displaced due to the damage (WTHR)

If you have a court date in Hamilton County, you might start getting texts about it 🫢 (Fishers Digest)

The HQ for the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) for Hamilton County is right here in Fishers. Last week, they nabbed someone on multiple level 4 and 5 felonies. Great work protecting kids 💪

Duke Energy is raising prices over the next few years. Here’s what you can do if you don’t want that (Fishers Digest)

13 Non-profits were granted $255k in funding from the City of Fishers. But getting that $ was a little spicy during Monday’s City Council meeting (Fishers Digest)

Construction This Week

Here’s a what to watch for that’s new this week.

  • 141st and Promise Road will be closed for the next two months while they build a roundabout

  • Olio Road and Thorpe Creek Parkway road resurfacing on 126th street between Olio Road and Thorpe Creek Parkway from 7:30 to 5:30 pm

  • Fox Run and Hillsborough road resurfacing starts this week

  • 106th Street and Cumberland Road will have lane restrictions while Verizon contractors install underground facilities

  • Road reconstruction north of 135th st. and south of 141st st.

View the full construction update for the week here. (warning: long)

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